"We'll see her in court". Lasitskene wore a cap with four "shameful" words during the tournament in Russia
Three-time world Russian high jump champion Maria Lasitskene started the final tournament of the Queen of Russian Sports series in Yekaterinburg wearing a cap with the words "good", "love", "friendship" and "peace" on it. Initially, the Olympic champion, who missed most of the season due to an Achilles tendon injury, was unable to make it to the competition but was then admitted by the WFLA Presidium.
As a result, Lasitskene was third with 1.91m.
"It's a cool cap, it bears the most important and essential feelings and emotions that every person should have," the 30-year-old track and field athlete commented on her act.
Considering that many Russians are already in jail for inscriptions about "peace," such a performance by Lasitskene caused a stir among Russian Federation fans.
"This is all the influence of the zombified West! How could she write such offensive words!" We'll see her in the list of foreign agents soon", "Discrediting the army means you get 5 years for the word "peace" and around 3 for others", "We'll see her in court soon," users wrote.
Earlier, Yaroslava Mahuchikh admitted that Lasitskene wrote to her only after 5 months of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine
CAS suspended Russia from all major international competitions for two years on December 17, 2020, including the Olympic Games and World Championships. Russian athletes will not be able to compete under the national flag and the Russian anthem will not be played.
The court in Lausanne reduced the sentence, which was originally a four-year suspension.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, Mahuchikh was photographed with the winner of the Games Lasitskene after getting "bronze" at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. This photo caused a strong reaction online.